WiredPlease add Wired’s Top Stories to your required reading list. They have a number of feeds. The one I would like you to subscribe to is here: http://feeds.wired.com/wired/index

DAVE

Here are a number of links to resources you may find helpful when researching for your final assignment.

General:

Tagging, “Everything is Miscellaneous”

The Long Tail

Social Networking

When you find a good resource (e.g. a blog) be sure to check out links to other blogs and resources (the blogroll).

As I find links that may be of interest, I will post them to del.icio.us using BUS442 as a tag. I will also add the following tags as appropriate: socialnetworking, tagging, longtail, and copyright.

DAVE

Something for you all to read. We can discuss next week.

DAVE

Some Stats on this Blog

February 25, 2008

I am busy trying to catch up with reading all of the posts and getting some mid-term grades and feedback to all of you. As I’ve been going through everything I have to say that I am really impressed. The quality of the posts continues to increase, including your growing use of links, images, and video.

I thought you would all be interested to know the following.

  • Total Views: 3,557
  • Total Posts: 127
  • Total Comments: 330

The blog has also started to get a few links from the outside. Most notably, the Guardian picked up on Katelyn’s post, Withering Newspapers, which was also picked up by an Island blogger.

Great job everyone! I’m really impressed.

DAVE

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Please post your comments and questions for this chapter as a comment below.

These are due the Friday before class by 5pm.

The people presenting this chapter are Thomas, Sofonyas, Tony and Mitch.

Larry Lessig

February 5, 2008

Last night we watched Larry Lessig’s great TED presentation and talked for a minute about his presentation style.

This morning, he released a 20 minute video endorsing Barack Obama, using his signature style:

Let’s add Larry Lessig to the required reading list.

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Please post your comments and questions for this chapter as a comment below.

These are due the Friday before class by 5pm.

The people presenting this chapter are Romiz, Tasia and Dave C.